Announcement on the Accreditation of Journalists at the RA Presidential Administration for 2012
As stipulated by the RA Law “On Mass Media”, the Department of Public Relations and Mass Media at the RA Presidential Administration on December 19-30, 2011 will carry out accreditation of the journalists who cover activities of the President of Armenia and the Presidential Administration.
For accreditation, it is necessary to submit an application which should enclose
1) full name of the legal entity engaged in journalistic activities, its organizational and legal status, and location; if journalistic activities are to be carried out by a natural person, it is necessary to submit the person’s surname, name and patronymic name (if it is present in the passport), and location (full address);
2) full passport name, surname and patronymic name (if it is present in the passport) of the journalist to be accredited;
3) e-mail addresses of the entity and the journalist who will be carrying out journalistic activities, phone and fax numbers (if available);
4) one electronic picture of the journalist(s) (3.5x4.5, 300 pixels) which is to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Accreditation is provided for one year; if the application for accreditation specifies a shorter period of time, the application will be provided for the specified period of time.
Each mass media outlet can nominate for accreditation not more than two journalists and two photographers or two cameramen.
For the accreditation of a journalist, who is conducting his/her activities based on the legislation of a foreign state, along with the application it is also necessary to submit a copy of the journalist’s certificate of accreditation in the Republic of Armenia, which is provided by the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Accreditation at the RA Presidential Administration is not necessary for a journalist-representative of a media outlet which is conducting its activities based on the legislation of a foreign state, if the representation of the given media outlet is duly registered on the territory of the Republic of Armenia and through which the journalist has been nominated for accreditation.